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Fifteen Things I Learned in August {2017}

Fifteen Things I Learned in August {2017}

August was a good month for me. It was also a tremendously challenging month. These past four weeks have been a time of emotional and spiritual refinement: I’ve peeled away layers of protective covering and begun the painful process of growing a new, healthier skin. I’ve stared down many of my fears, bending beneath the pressure… Continue Reading

Fifteen Things I Learned in May {2017}

Fifteen Things I Learned in May {2017}

I recently listened to a podcast interview with Dan Lerner, a psychologist and strengths-based performance coach who teaches a popular course at NYU called Science of Happiness. In the interview, Lerner mentioned that knowing and utilizing our strengths is a key component to happiness. Lerner recommended a specific test  for identifying your strengths, and I (always eager… Continue Reading

What I Learned in 2016

What I Learned in 2016

‘Twas the day after Christmas, and without skipping a jinglin’ beat, we’ve all moved on from our candy canes and mistletoe and holly and turned our focus to the coming new year. I love New Year’s goals and a fresh start as much as the next blogger, but before I dive into a new year,… Continue Reading

What I Learned in November {2016}

What I Learned in November {2016}

Wow, what a month this has been! If your November was anything like mine, I’m sure it was filled with some great moments, but also plenty of rocky ones; I think we are all ready to turn the pages on our collective calendars and start fresh with a new month. (Hopefully the arrival of the… Continue Reading